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the hospital in have been that, he says the president has lots of energy -- in havana, he says the president has lots of energy and is aware of his condition. >> he is absolutely conscious of the complexity of his condition following the operation. and he expressly asked us to keep the public continually and truthfully informed. as difficult as that might be under the circumstances. >> three weeks ago, java's underwent his fourth year of operation in cubac inhavez -- chavez underwent his fourth cancer operation in cuba. shortly before he left, he named vice president nicolas maduro as his successor. many in venezuela have been praying for chavez. as controversial as he is among the west and among the wealthy of venezuela, he enjoys much support. if he is incapacitated, the constitution calls for new elections. in that event, his supporters may try to delay the ceremony to buy time. >> we will be following this story for you on dw. back in a minute with a look at the big national election issue of funding and energy revolution -- funding an energy revolution. >> and why people are skeptical a
, raise the price of burning fossil fuels, that would help direct private money into renewable energy, help put people back to work. in the face of this crisis, we have to think seriously and creatively about the role of government. >> all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. president obama is expected to sign the bill to deter the brunt of tax hikes and spending cuts known as the fiscal cliff that took effect at midnight yesterday. the compromise bill passed by the house late tuesday makes bush tax cuts permanent for about 99% of households. it allows tax increases of about 5% only on incomes above $400,000 for individuals or $450,000 for couples. the deal extends unemployment benefits, renews tax credits geared toward low-income families, and delays automatic cuts for military and other spending for two months. president obama compromised on the tax issue after initially backing increases on family incomes of more than $250,000. speaking tuesday at the white house, obama claimed the deal is a victory. >>
about america's energy, economy and environment. i'm greg dalton. in 1988, nasa scientist james hansen told a congressional hearing that it was 99% certain that burning fossil fuels was heating the earth's atmosphere. the next day, a new york times headline proclaimed, quote, global warming has begun, expert tells senate. a quarter century later, dr. hansen and other scientists are still striving to convince much of the united states that basic scientific observation -- seas are rising, glaciers are disappearing, floods are increasing. humans are the cause. about half of americans now accept that fact, 40% do not, according to gallup. over the next hour, we will discuss climate science communication, public policy and opinion, with james hansen and our live audience here at the commonwealth club of california in san francisco. today, dr. hansen is receiving the 2012 stephen schneider award for outstanding climate science communication bestowed by climate one. stephen schneider was a pioneering scientist at stanford who was involved in the formation of climate one that which is a sustai
centers by design consume vast amounts of energy in an incon grewously wasteful manner, interviews and documents show. >> guest: that's right. yeah. and, um, we also point out that the different players in this industry do behave differently. so there are better players, and there are more wasteful players. there is a range. we started talking about the typical data center. the data centers that are using most of the energy out there doing these digital tasks, everything from banks to big department stores, and what i meant by that was that, um, the computers in these data centers typically are actually not doing anything but drawing electricity for the most part. most of the electricity, in fact, a large majority of the electricity that goes into a typical data center is really powering a computer that's waiting for something to do. and these things once they're turned on, because we as consumers insist that this infrastructure always be available and nebraska run out of -- and never run out of capacity, those computers are sitting there just waiting for us to call upon them to do
quick from a ceo, particularly from a an industry giant. speaking of energy industry giants now that the election is over what will happen with the keystone xl pipeline? it is planned to stretch from canada to the gulf of mexico and has been plagued with controversy since day one. construction on the southern leg is underway but the northern section is still up for debate. transcanada hopes its most recently revised route will ease concerns over nebraska's environmentally sensitive sand hills region and i had a chance to ask ceo russ germing to lay out the details. tell me about the route. hopefully we can put the picture up again. there are a quite a few little loops along the way to make sure it doesn't touch this environmentally sensitive area. in a way are you sort of calling the president's bluff, saying, well, we have done everything we're supposed to, now approve it? >> i think we'veone that, we've done everything that we are supposed to do for the wholerocess tha started well over four years ago. and, this is just the latest, you know, adjustments we made to the route. t
in emissions. if there are more people on the planet burning carbon for energy, we will be adding more carbon to the atmosphere. on the other hand, people who are living in a western-style exist then use a lot more energy than people in the developing world. one of the terms in the product of terms from which we deduce future carbon emissions is global population. we tend to believe the global population will stabilize with 10 billion people by the middle of the century because the developing world will take on some of the characteristics of the western world in terms of their rate of production, for example. when you look at some of those projections, built into many of them is the assumption that the global population will eventually stabilize. if it does not do that, it means that the problem is even worse. that is the key uncertainty, the wild card. >> the bottom-line is a really nice where people are in the world, but how many people want a u.s. lifestyle. >> thomas rÜgen talks about an america that has 3 billion people. >> my name is wayne rauf. it is -- wayne rth. what will it take to
of a glorious past. and some parts of the city bustle with holiday energy. but not far away: closed-up storefronts. and, further below the surface, this: a health clinic set up by the greek branch of the international aid group, doctors of the world to serve the country's newly poor. dr. nikitis kanakis is its director. >> brown: kanakis group, in fact, had to cut back some of its work in africa because of the needs at home. here in perama, unemployment tops 50% as the shrinking economy has crippled much of the local shipping industry. at the same time, the deeply indebted greek government has made dramatic budget cuts, including to health benefits. the combination has left many here without access to private or public care. and that's meant a stunning rise in disease and mortality rates. >> brown: economists, of course, speak of a different kind of necessary medicine: the kind a deeply indebted nation must take. the price for living and consuming well beyond its means for far too long. >> the medicine is necessary. it was, though, delivered very abruptly. >> brown: as a government
on the mileage stickers on cars. it improves our energy efficiency. that's a good thing. that is spurring growth. but the kind of reforms we have on wall street have not solved the problem. look at what happened last week's at usb, not only wild and irresponsible behavior, but then we have attorney general holder determining that he general holderubs the fullest -- attorney general holders a betty cannot prosecute ubs because he is afraid ubs is too big to shut down and would destroy financial markets. i thought dodd-frank was supposed to fix that. what was so disconcerting was the democrats did not join senator grassley in their u.n outcry about that protect the integrity of financial markets. it is something that should be bipartisan. but it is not, apparently. that is an example of regulation cannot afford. not all it is it is expensive, it's keeping people from getting loans, and it is impeding economic growth, which we need to pay for that column i talked about. host: on twitter -- guest: it is not. it is something people gravitate to because they use a rhetorical device to say there's a wa
extend tax credits for clean energy companies that are creating jobs, it would extend unemployment insurance to 2 million americans who are actively looking for jobs out there. i have to say that ever since i took office, throughout the campaign, and over the last couple of months, my preference would have been to solve all these problems in the context of a larger agreement, a bigger deal, a grand bargain or whatever you want to call it, that solves the deficit problems in a balanced and responsible way that does not just deal with taxes but also spending so that we can put all this behind us and focus on growing our economy. with this congress, that was obviously too much to hope for at this time. [laughter] maybe we can do it in stages. we will solve this problem instead in several steps. in 2011, we started reducing the deficit through $1 trillion in spending cuts which have taken place. the agreement being worked on right now would further reduce the deficit by asking the wealthiest 2% of americans to pay higher taxes for the first time in two decades so that would add additio
into energy. the result is this formation of rogue molecules, like the crust on meat or bread or wrinkles or brown spots. this is inflammation and accelerated aging. sugar equals accelerated aging. but you can literally turn back the hands of time by getting rid of sugar. okay, now i need to dispel a common myth that makes me insane. "it's all natural so it must be okay." [audience groaning] all sugar's natural. so natural sugar is sugar. and all sugar--all sugar-- all sugar is problematic, okay? sorry. [laughter] you're not looking at me so friendly anymore. but there's one sugar that is way worse than others: fructose. fructose found in high-fructose corn syrup, those fruit juice concentrates, and agave, which by the way, yes, is higher in fructose than high-fructose corn syrup. uh-huh, yeah. so fructose is worse than other sugars because it goes straight to the liver where it triggers something called lipogenesis which means your body is literally making fat from it. yeah, eek, right? it can create fatty liver disease and its rapid absorption drives up insulin to cause you to store eve
check on the markets. energy and metals are trading higher now, wtis up about 55 cents. brent crude up 65 cents. also want to check in on the gold price, as well. gold right now down about slightly under the flat line there, 1,-658. well below the 1,700 mark. the cme globex has been closed for christmas. it's going to reopen at 6:00 a.m. eastern time. that goes for treasuries and the foreign exchange market, as well. >> as for action in the overseas markets, the u.k. is closed today for boxing day as are some of the former brish colonies. in europe the dax down about there about 35 points, around half a percent. and overnight in japan, the nikkei, the yen falling to a 20-month low. you have the nikkei up 1.5%. the nikkei -- yen versus the dollar as shinzo abe returns to office as japan's new prime minister, promising monetary and fiscal reforms. we have the shanghai composite there up about a quarter percent. >>> all right. in today's top stories, the u.s. is five days away from going over the fiscal cliff. president obama is cutting his holiday vacation short, returning to washington
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energy and oil. >> i think that reflects an understanding of where the country is. the u.s. whatever you think about how long troops should remain in afghanistan. i think everybody thinks that's enough with that kind of commitment of u.s. forces overseas. >> is our mission to eliminate taliban? it never was our mission. it is nation building? is it sending children to school? is it building sewer systems? is it going after al-qaeda? so, all those factors are complicated but they have to be carefully thought through and i'm not sure we've done that very well in the last ten years, but i do think we will do it smarter. we always learn. they're tough lessons to learn. vietnam was a tough lesson for us to learn. (instrumental music) >> but even as the war on terrorism winds down, the nuclear threat is surfacing once again. >> iran is working on a longer-range missile capability, an intermediate range missile, that could reach europe. and these guys are good. eventually they will develop an icbm that could reach the united states. >> the iranians are being continuing to amass technologies, le
eastern sections of north carolina. as this energy works its way offshore, we'll be watching for the energy to travel from the midwest further off to the coast. chicago, you're getting light snow at this hour. you're getting plenty of snow across western pennsylvania, but i want to zoom into areas in the northeast where we're expecting the snow to accumulate going through much of. evening hours. so we have winter weather advisories across the heartland all the way down through the mountains of virginia, and then you can see, we have four to six inch bes for much of new york state as well as into connecticut and new york. not necessarily new york city getting as hard-hit with this storm. several inches expected. what's fastcinating when talkin about a nor'easter system, as it develops off the coast, depending where the low pressure is centered, that will determine how much snow cities like boston and providence get. but the latest computer modelling are saying we could see six inches or more for the boston area. that's why a winter storm warning is now in place. so the snow wi
that many get an energy power in the century. this is living in geography. your argument about russia and russia's in security would be that it's too flat. half the world's longitudes but it's indefensible, it runs north, south so they don't unite the country and had less people than bangladesh. 141 million people, bangladesh has more. so vladimir putin sent up near imperialism on the deepak geographical and security and that's how we should understand not as a madman hour to totalitarian but it's a very traditional autocrat. >> one of the interesting hinges of this book is your discussion about the fall of the berlin wall, and if i read it right, you say that it may appear optimists. it made us to convinced that himeno agencies our system of democracy, system of free markets would have the transforming power. >> talk about that and take that story through the 1980's and into the 90's. >> the fall of the berlin wall eliminated constraints. we thought because we can get to the red army out of eastern europe it suddenly with a transforming effect in the middle east and sub-saharan afric
year to you. since i've lost weight i have so much more energy than i used to, when i'm out with my kids, my daughter's like, "mom, wait up!" and i'm thinking, "shouldn't you have more energy than me? you're, like, eight!" [ male announcer ] for every 2 pounds you lose through diet and exercise alli can help you lose one more by blocking some of the fat you eat. simple. effective. advantage: mom. let's fight fat with alli. have a healthier holiday at letsfightholidayfat.com. >> overseas a group of men that were charged with a brutal rape of a woman, have now been charged with murder. people all over the country are demanding justice and action. >> her identity is a secret but the indian public has given her a name, brave heart and thousands of people across the country are taking to the streets to mark this young girl's death. >> we are speechless about what happened with the girl. >> her brutal gang rape has shaken india and triggered an out pouring of anger and grief. anger that the system hasletts its women down. they say, delhi is not a safe place for women. >> common people lik
beings have what i call discretionary not. -- energy that they can give you or not. and i don't think they will give it to you if they don't feel that they're treated with dignity and respect every day. if people can say i'm treated with dignity and respect, a down payment on that is nobody ever gets hurt here because we care about our own commitment to our safety and we care about the people we work with, and it swells up into everything you do so it creates a sense of pride about the organization you're involved in. >> and then you start asking them for increased productivity and increased -- >> they give it to you. you don't actually have to ask for it. you need to turn them loose. >> describe how alcoa did over the course of your tenure. >> well, we went from 1.86 for 100 workers per year having an injury that caused them to miss a lost work day. we got to 0.13. to give you a reference point, the number in health medical care institution in the united states is 5. right. >> and now describe what happened to alcoa commercially, financially under your tenure. >> well, i think we imp
debate it was just all over, why do we pay attention? the level of energy and interest has gone up enormous and i think that's good for all of us, no matter how comes up. comes up. it's a much more interesting, exciting, compelling race which is good for democracy spin. >> we're talking about david westin's "exit interview." if somebody has a question if you line up at the microphone would be helpful. and yes, sir, we'll start with you. >> understanding your biased toward your own crew at abc which is great, can you speak to your competition as now brian williams and his bunch, scott kelly and his bunch and so forth? and the cables of course. >> i'm happy to. bryant is driven. is number one in eating. he's earned it. he's paid his dues. he's a terrific anchor. very, very stronger a great news authorization at nbc news. their faltering a little bit in the morning a, but they deserve all the success they have had. i have enormous admiration for what cbs news is doing. i don't know, people probably don't know the inside of this, but the longtime executive producer of "60 minutes" has
, and that really release energy and restored some confidence also for the bureau. in 2013, people see more share market. the dax could reach a new record highs. people do expect it to be a bumpy road again. the growth percentage-wise probably not quite as big as it was this year. >> let's take a look at the numbers now on the last day of trading in frankfurt. the dax ended the day just over 0.5% down. euro stoxx 50 lost more ground than that. as for the dow over in new york, it is down 0.6%. the euro shedding just a little bit of ground against the dollar. >> in other news now, the united states says it deeply regrets the passage of a new law in russia that bars american citizens from adopting russian children. president vladimir putin has signed the law, which places new strains on bilateral relations. >> the new law comes in response to american legislation that withholds visas to russians accused of human rights violations and freezes their u.s. assets. >> most bills signed by president putin have not been subjected to so much public scrutiny, but the ban on americans adopting russian childre
for the country. >> it is part of the energy. the municipalities earn money course fors noand of sweden as a country, it is a valuable technology. >> while the swedes are doing everything they can to minimize everything they can to minimize the waist, the paradox
did not always get it from women. find it in other places, all that helps. that is the kind of energy that was given to me. "i'm going to take a risk. i may not be perfect at it." >> do you work all the time? >> i am a morning person. >> i could be on the west coast and i am not at 5:00 a.m. and people on the west coast would say i'm crazy. i will lose the thought so why do it. i am an early riser. that was something that was instilled in us. >> is 5:00 a.m. kind of typical? >> yes. >> how late did you work? >> i tried to get in at a decent hour. as a pastime, people do not think that we do this but i like to cook. i try to eat healthy. i will do cooking of vegetables and light entrees. something i enjoy is making home cooked pinto beans. when you brought in a household where that is pretty much all you need, but now it is like a luxury. it is what you put in, the kinds of spices. it is healthy for you. >> you ran the labor department. what is the biggest work ethic for women today? >> breaking through the glass ceiling. we have about 57% of diversity in my kitchen cabinet at the dol.
again, i want to thank representative poe for the extraordinary effort and energy he's put into this bill and the way he's worked cooperatively with all of us on both sides of the aisle and madam speaker, i urge my colleagues to join me in supporting this bill and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman reserves. the chair will receive a message. the messenger: madam speaker a message from the senate. the secretary: madam speaker. the speaker pro tempore: madam secretary. the secretary: i have been directed by the senate to inform the house that the nat has passed without amendment h.r. 3641, cited as the national park act. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from utah. >> i have no fufert speakers and reserve the balance -- mr. chaffetz: i have no further speakers and reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from the district of columbia. ms. norton: i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from utah. mr. chaffetz: i would like to thank representative poe for introducin
in across the bay area and along the west coast. it will be just strong enough to send all the energy from any of these storms well to the north of the bay area. so high pressure holding on for now probably going to do so over the next few days so we'll have those cold nights, chilly mornings, and then not too bad as we get toward the afternoon. today if you are flying out of sfo or expecting anybody in, no delays expected there. mostly sunny skies. around the country not a bad day. you will have partly to mostly cloudy skies into houston, 52 degrees. 36 chilly in denver. 30 chicago. 32 degrees and freezing in new york. still, around our bay, temperatures not bad by the afternoon after a cold start to the day. 57 degrees in san jose. about 56 in redwood city. 54 in half moon bay. and 54 degrees in union city. cooler in the east bay probably low 50s for highs this afternoon, maybe 51 degrees in pittsburg, 53 in livermore and 52 degrees in walnut creek. as you head inside the bay the temperatures will moderate a bit. 55 degrees into oakland, 53 in san francisco. lots of sunshine in santa ros
will necessarily rise that much on this increasing consumption. but i see no reason to believe that energy prices will fall. >> well, the thing about the u.s. is that the u.s. is actually becoming more energy efficient. and there is legislation in place over the next ten years or so that vehicle efficiency standards, for example, are going to improve. mileage per gallon standards are improvi improving. we will see the economy growing, you're right. don't forget in the gasoline pool, there's more biofuels being used. the link between gdp growth and oil demand growth is not actually going to be that robust. >> i suppose the surprise, thinking through the numbers, the u.s. is not going to grow faster this year than last year even if you're optimistic. europe is not going to grow much. the global economy's going to trundle along. forget nymex which has had particularly american problems. what are driving non-american oil prices to hold these levels? >> here we go. we're right about the economy. i think we're happy about the economy. most analysts expect global oil demand growth in 2013 to be less tha
their energy in a positive way. >> so then they believed in you. >> yes. >> up next, perhaps the most consequential decision in american foreign policy of the last 50 years. >> we had no way of knowing who was on the other side. [ male announcer ] this is sheldon, whose long dy setting up the news starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news. [ male announcer ] when diarrhea hits, kaopectate stops it fast. powerful liquid relief speeds to the source. fast. [ male announcer ] stop the uh-oh fast with kaopectate. >>> i'm candy crowley in washington with a check of the headlines. the senate and house are both holding a rare sunday session as democratic and republican leaders try to work out and vote on a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. in his first sunday talk show appearance in three years, president obama today called for congress to at least extend middle class tax cuts and unemployment benefits if no fiscal deal is reached. tax hike increase take
with natural gas. and now we have the technology to get it out. but critics argue that it's energy with a very steep price. >> i don't believe that fracking will ever be safe. >> reporter: later on sunday morning, the promise and the perils of fracking. >> osgood: jamie foxx has to be one of the most talented people in american show business. you name it. he does it. byron pitts will get him to show you. >> jamie foxx has made it all the way from the little town of texas to the pinnacle of hollywood. ♪ she knows how to... >> my book will be called "i still pinch myself." >> reporter: he's funny. he can sing. he's an oscar winner. you'll see him later. ♪ ahead on sunday morning >> osgood: as the year 2012 comes to a close this morning, we continue our holiday tradition here at sunday morning. we take time out to remember some of the remarkable people who have left us in the year just pending. >> 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,. ♪ take a load off... >> osgood: they made our hearts sing. they made our spirits soar. >> that's one small step for man. >> osgood: some saved lives, some gave their
have those dreams. i get up every morning, with all the things the we do here, unemployment, energy problems -- when i get up in the morning, i get "the new york times," and the first place i go is the sports page. for a few minutes every morning, i dream of the athlete that i wanted to be. [laughter] and as i have dreamed over the decades, i thought, wouldn't it be great to be able to meet a babe ruth or lou gehrig? or maybe a rocky marciano? joe frazier? but today, i have been able to meet two of the people i have dreamed about going down to that 18th hole. with a good put, i can win this thing. this is a personal privilege for me to be able to meet the great jack nicklaus and to be here to help honor the great arnold palmer. we know that arnold palmer has played on the finest courses that the world has. he has designed 300 golf courses. seven of them are in nevada, operating now. he has won trophy after trophy after trophy. he has been swinging golf clubs since a little boy of four years old. he was always such a big star. i hope, arnold, you'll remember. you and winnie were trav
.s. becoming energy independent on its own. do you really think it will happen? because i still talk to a couple of people in the oim and gas industry that say, you know what? it's a far cry from the reality out there. we're still going to see the middle east being the dominating oil exporter. >>. >> i think in terms of any oil forecast, my experience is i'm lucky if i can forecast the oil price more than six months. so to forecast it eight years out, what's happened also is in terms of supply is that last year another reason why the oil price got held up was that we had problems in the north sea. the only nonopec user who came up with the goods was the u.s. everybody else failed as they always do. >> i was just wondering, christian, what your thoughts are. also, we were looking at the higher oil prices. higher being anything north of 100 at the time saying it's going to slow down a recovery in markets. this time around, now we're using to prices being in the region of 100. but what are your thoughts when you look at oil at the moment? >> well, we've had these two years where in wint
& e says e lek -- electric rates are going up. that will help cover costs of clean renewable energy mandated by the state. meantime gas bills should be going down about 5.3% this month but pg & e says next month they will bounce back about 2% to help cover pipeline improvement expenses. >>> coming up, burglars target a school in the north bay. >> and it's a school that fills a special need. we'll show you the heights the burglar went to and what he got away with. >>> also, a terrifying scene in sacramento as two >>> a small school for special needs students in the north bay has suffered a big loss after it was burglarized over the holiday break. ktvu's debora villalon is in san jose with how new horizons is looking to come back. >> this window was open and everything was unhooked. >> reporter: this is how the burglar left, with computers and crash. >> things were all open like they had been looking in through the cubert. new horizon serves 20 teenagers with disabilities. >> it probably saved my life honestly. these are people i care about, they're my family and i love them. >> stepp
good but run in. we'll get higher clouds another of it tomorrow. part of the energy goes down to southern california. first couple weeks in january look quiet to me. high pressure will give us sunshine. a lighter breeze. although that could be a little bit more of a southerly breeze in advance of that system coming in. that might help a little bit. but still it's cold out there. lighter breeze and temperatures they will recover a little bit here. some low mid 50s. i think the warmest temps will be peninsula and the south bay. 51 antioch to 54 berkeley. but 57 san jose downtown. 56 santa cruz. 55 tara toga. 56 redwood city. mountain view at 56. a little warmer that south wind. high clouds on thursday. no biggy. weekend looks partly sunny to partly cloudy. >>> all the major european markets are up this morning. investors are reacting to the u.s. budget deal most asian market that are open after the new years holiday are also encouraged. hong kong closed with nearly 3% gain. australia and taiwan were also 1% on the news. it's also looking good for our markets. this is how the mar
. >> wonderful people. i will miss the energy. their love. >> cruz says the doors will close after this saturday. he says he has no plans to reopen, adding relocating is just too expensive. >>> one east bay city known for being one of the most dangerous in the country is seeing what could be the start of a turn around. we find out what could be making the difference. >> a political band with thousands of children caught in the middle. the law expected to be signed that will ban americans from adopting children in one country. >> get ktvu news to go. click on the live icon, and you can watch all of our newscasts live on your mobile device. >>> we have new video in eastern contra costa county, where there is a gas leak tonight. the leak was reported earlier this evening, in front of a home in the 600 block of allbrook court in brentwood. that home and two others have been evacuated as a precaution. crews determined the leak is from and underground vault. >>> a bay area city with a reputation for violent crime is seeing a dramatic turn around. new at 10:00, the number of homicides in richmond has d
energy policy, trade with china, reregulation of wall street. and now this, taxing all those jobs creators, all those small businesses. i don't know why you would want to invest in this country now. gerri: let me ask you this. the congressional budget office has out its numbers. if the fiscal cliff hits they say u.s. gdp would shrink by half a percentage point and that unemployment will rise to over 9%. do you think they have the rights or are they just too conservative? will it be worse? >> if we actually went over the cliff we would be subtracted from domestic demand over $600 billion. that is about four percentage points in gdp. most economists were forecasting in the first half of next year hardly 2 percent growth. if you subtract 4% to spending from that year and a recession that is much deeper. the cbo tense and not be alarmist because they say what they are partisan, but congress read it paycheck, and they don't want to say congress is being irresponsible and thrusting the economy into the next great depression. gerri: then know whether paycheck comes from. did you know tha
. it impacts those of us concerned about the energy and security of this country because the farm bill contains ways to promote alternate energy sours, ways to create a biofuel industry that is robust and creates consumer choice. for those concerned about exports connected to the agricultural exports, we lose the ability to market exports without a farm bill. if you're concerned about the ability to add adequate nutrition and supporter of farmer's markets and want to see an expansion of that, can't do it because there is no farm bill. if you like the idea of fields expanding habitat opportunities or you like to hunt and you like to fish, your hobby, your vocation, if you will, in that area will also be affected by no farm bill because a lot of the programs are not extended. if you're a farm family, you're going to be impacted. so there is an impact and an effect by not having a farm bill. >> congress has three options before the end of the year to prevent the price spike and everything that comes with it. they could either extend the current bishlg pass a new bill or some kind of provision to k
. what's going to happen with this system is the main low is going to transfer its energy to the coast and that is going to become the primary storm that's going to rise up the eastern seaboard and probably pretty significant places below. but even the major i-95 cities like new york, philly and boston will see significant snow from this. >> what happens here? how much worse is it here than in the rest of the country? >> well, you know, this storm was fairly weak before nowhere near as strong as the last one was. this is finally getting its act together. >> get our shovels and boots out? that's the idea? >> yeah. and as far as the snowfall totals we're expecting to see, probably the major cities could get in on the action. that's how different it was from the last system. so new york city three, four, five inches of snow not out of the question. upstate new york especially where it's a little colder, but as we head toward southeastern new england, that's where the real bull's eye could be. some places could pick up a foot of snow. that's going to cause travel he
that the department of energy or the department of education and the number of employees they have. we do not need all that. they can cut the number of employees in half and we would have real savings. nobody will address these issues. i'll hang up. guest: when you have a budget in washington, it is hard to cut back politically. if you do, people say you are against the were the goal. this worthy goal, that worthy goal. there was a british historian in the 1950's. after world war i, britain had the largest navy in the world and they reduced the size of the navy. the laid-off sailors and dock workers. the agency running the navy was getting bigger as the navy was getting smaller. he made the discovery -- the size of a bureaucracy has nothing to do with the amount of work the bureaucracy does. it will grow unless it is reined in. the bureaucracy was getting bigger. if you get that kind of bloat, get in trouble and you change or go out of business. ronald reagan said the closest thing to immortality is a government agency. caller: good morning, everybody. do you think capitalism and privatizing is withdr
with lots of good energy. lots of people here, ready to kick off their new year. many of them are probably heading out to times square tonight. i'm erica hill along with willie geist and andrea canning. matt, savannah and natalie have the morning off. we have ideas for your last-minute party that your guests will never forget. >>> a lot of people are making new year's resolutions that a lot of people won't keep. but there's a scientific method out there for keeping your new year's residency res luolution. >> my resolution is to spend more time with you. >> dripping with sincerity, too. >> it is, it is. >> what you can expect in the new year with entertainment, politics and technology, including a new website from the creators of twitter. that's a big deal. >> first, we want to say hello to carson daly, hosting new year's festivities tonight. >> hi, mom. >> number nine for you. >> oh, my gosh, yeah. mtv years added in, it's like number 15 i've-in times square. it's a tradition i've grown to love. i heard al say it's almost -- '09 was record cold. and we're going to reach that. >> bundle up
] that's a very strong 27th -- 27%. i commend you on your energy. i will stop here and say there's a radical difference between the soviet-u.s. relationship and the relationship with israel and iran and you will not ask six million jews in israel to rely for their existence on deterrence in this kind of situation. thank you very much. [applause] >> if it makes you feel any better, henry kissinger didn't get away with it either. up next, dean vali nasser. the podium is yours. >> thank you. good evening. thank you for that introduction. it's a pleasure being here. let me start by saying that it goes without saying that the world would be better off if iran does not become a nuclear armed state. and achieving that goal should be our principle aim going forward. however, despite our best efforts, that undesirable end may very welcome to pass. should we act as if this is the first time that we've encountered such a challenge? or that the logical containment and deterrence somehow does not apply to iran? as iran is outside of the realm of politics as we know it. the answer is no. as tr
throughout today and tonight. let's break it down. you see the low sliding off the coast. getting energy if the west. it becomes intense and stays to the south of new england. now with that flow, we're getting the winds coming from the north, picking up the moisture from the atlantic. that's why eastern massachusetts, if you can see the brighter white here, indicates a little bit more intense snowfall. it is still something we're monitoring because the as the low slides east or west, that would impacts how much rain versus how much snow you get in new england. whether you're in new england or not, you'll face some travel troubles today. we have airport delays forecast for the northeast, the mid-atlantic, the midwest. and even down here in the south, we had delays in charlotte this morning. and on the west coast, we could see delays, low clouds and rain even in los angeles. busy travel weekend. lots of weather coast to coast that will impact millions of people. >> no escaping it, huh? >> no. >> thanks. >>> tax hikes, spending cuts, and the u.s. economy caught right in the middle. we can o
, even politically. this release the energy of the chinese people and you have this rapid economic growth. that is the story line that i will give you as to why the last.e merkeiracle and not >> go ahead. >> i thought that what by me extra time. i don't know how many of you heard the story. "the onion' declared north korea's leader the sexiest man alive. the, as party newspaper did not raise this was a satire and reprinted it straight up. this is a little bit funny. itle bit of an bi insight into the current leadership. they would not allow this kind of satirical irreverent towards their leader. they do not recognize satire when they see it. it may seem absurd you can mistake an "onion" story for a real start but they did. a fundamental flaw is you have no feedback. .hat's what is missing in china we now know that thanks to "the onion." >> i will have dambisa moyo join us. another author of several best- selling books. this year she published "winner takes all." she has been named one of the most influential people of the world by "time" magazine. [applause] >> good morning. o ye of littl
you they are dying on the vine. you can see most of the energy is going up here. and then it will go down to southern california and it ends up being very week. 20s, 30s, a little breeze. napa, 38. in town it was 27. 30s, low, concord was in the 20s. livermore is 28. fairfield was in the 20s. santa rosa, there were a lot of 0s near san jose as well. upper 20s. 30s now. some of the coldest readings, boulder creek, 25. cordelia, 25. palo alto, 28s and 29s earlier. saratoga, 29 as well. it's cold. freeze frost advisory for another 20 minutes or so until 9:00. but we'll start to bounce off those very cold temperatures very soon. 1 degree in tahoe. i think it was 9 below in truckee. 9 below. ukiah, 27. sacramento, 29. redding 26. there's some cold air around. you can see our system it has no place to go except north or south and not over us. the pattern looks like it won't do anything in the way of rain. the cloud/rain forecast brings the system in and kills us. maybe up towards cretent city. sunshine, a lot -- crescent city. sunshine, a light breeze. temperatures will come up a few degre
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